At one point as many as 10 wolves can be seen chasing and nipping at the bear… ANSWER: It might come as a surprise to many that wolves eat bears. Thanks. zyg0tic. I want to know if wolves can get along with bears (mainly black bears). As a result, wolf packs will attempt to drive away grizzly bears that get close to the dens where wolf pups are living. Bears. "Wolves and bears do get along in the proper environment, but they also are competitive, and that competition is usually around a particular resource, like food," Paquet said. "If a bear wants a wolf-killed animal, the wolves will try to defend it; wolves usually fail to chase the bear away, although female grizzlies with cubs are seldom successful in taking a wolf-kill." Accounts from trappers and hunting outfitters have confirmed that wolves eat bears. I don't think bears and wolves get along with anything except other bears and wolves. Or have wolves ever been seen with a black bear? However, wolf-bear interactions can be quite violent. And they have the photos to prove it. Come to think of it, I didn't make any changes to werewolves. Then again, so do mushrooms, grass and amoebae. Are bears related to wolves? There are ongoing conversations about reintroducing lynx … Yes, but not that closely. First, bears and wolves both belong to the domain Eukaryota. Researchers were surprised to find brown bears and wolves, two predators that don't usually get along, sharing a whale carcass for more than four months. premium; 330 posts; 11 kudos; 27 December 2012, 3:39AM. Credit: ITV News Wider conversations around rewilding to be had in UK. Sorry its kind of a weird question but please try to answer. With fewer deer to target, wolves are eating bears. In Minnesota, I have seen active bear baits go completely dead when wolves move into the area. Wolves and bears can coexist peacefully and often avoid each other. 'realistic behaviour'-wise, I don't think bears and wolves are natural enemies. One of the tourists predicts the wolves will “attack him on both sides,” and several begin to harass the bear. Many bear hunters, guides and outfitters are getting a wake-up as they discover thinning deer populations are impacting black bear numbers. Wolves will eat some types of bear bait, but that's not the real reason Bears will coexist along wolves at the project, near Bristol. This is a problem that seems to be growing anywhere the two species overlap. I'm writing a story and I need to know. Grizzly bears will sometimes dig up, kill, and eat wolf pups. Bears and wolves both belong to the kingdom Metazoa. Bears are often described as asocial when compared to wolves, chimps or lions, but to use the term “asocial” to describe bears is incorrect. "There is an antipathy there, and it's a natural antipathy because they're competitors." 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